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portland trail blazers vs cleveland cavaliers prediction 11/15/2023 sport preview

Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction & Betting Tips 11/15/2023

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Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers 11/15/2023:
  • Take the Cavaliers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Trail Blazers (+9.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 222 points, and we suggest taking the under

Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Preview

Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Cavaliers and Trail Blazers. The game is starting at 10:00 ET on ROOT, and it’s hosted by the Trail Blazers at Moda Center in Portland, OR. Get ready to place your bets!

The Cavaliers come into this non-conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 221 points. Check out BetCoco for Portland Trail Blazers – Cleveland Cavaliers odds

Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Cavaliers and Trail Blazers did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Cavaliers have a record of 3-0. The Cavaliers also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 3-0. These games averaged a combined total of 218 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2.

  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, Cleveland has an ATS record of 3-7 while averaging 109 per game. The team went 5-5 overall in these games.
  • Portland has a 2-3 record in their last five home games. In this stretch, they averaged 107 points per game while allowing 108. The team also performed well vs the spread at 4-1.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Trail Blazers have a straight up record of 1-4 and an ATS mark of 3-2.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting favorite, the Cavaliers have gone 1-4 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 2-3.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Prediction

Today, the Cavaliers are entering the action with an overall record of 4-6 and have achieved a 1-2 record over their last three games. The Eastern Conference sees the Cavaliers currently at 11th, and in the Central division, they are 3rd.

Cleveland comes in with an overall ATS record of 3-7 so far this season. The Cavaliers maintain an ATS record of 2-4 on the road, while they have a 1-3 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The over/under record for this season for the Cavaliers is 6-4-0. The average over/under line in their games stands at 222.2, and they have a 2.4 differential against the over/under line for this season.

The Cavaliers offense is coming off a game in which they scored 120 points vs. the Kings. Overall their field goal percentage was 49.5% while connecting on 16 threes. The top scorer for the Cavaliers was Donovan Mitchell with 22 points, while Caris LeVert also chipped in with 21 points.

Coming into the game, the Cavaliers defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 40.0% of their games. Currently, they are 17th in the NBA at 113.9 points per game allowed.

The Cleveland defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.0% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.4% of their field goal attempts vs. Cleveland.

Over the Trail Blazers’ last five games, they are 1-4 and come in with an overall record of 3-7. Across their 10 games, the Trail Blazers have recorded a 1-5 record when facing teams from the Western Conference and a 2-2 record in non-conference games.

For the season, Portland maintains an ATS record of .500, currently standing at 5-5 ATS. When playing on the road, the Trail Blazers hold an ATS record of 4-3 in contrast to a 1-2 record against the spread when playing at home.

In regard to their over/under record, the Trail Blazers have gone 5-5-0 so far this season. They have an average over/under line of 220.6 in their games, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is -2.9.

In contrast to their season average of 105.7 points per game, the Trail Blazers had a below average performance. They scored 99 points against the Jazz and had a field goal percentage of 42%. Trail Blazers has been good on the offensive glass this season, pulling down 12 offensive rebounds per game. Their three-point percentage this season is 30% while ranking 11th in terms of pace.

At present, the Trail Blazers’ defense is ranked 13th, allowing 112.0 points per game.

Opponents are hitting 55.3% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 32.0% of their three-point attempts.

With the Cavaliers being favored by 9.5, our NFL analytics models has this one playing out 114-108 in favor of the Cavaliers.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Tips

  • Take the Cavaliers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Trail Blazers (+9.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 222 points, and we suggest taking the under

Portland Trail Blazers Injury Report

  • Malcolm Brogdon – Hamstring – Out
  • Anfernee Simons – Thumb – Out
  • Robert Williams III – Knee – Out
  • Scoot Henderson – Ankle – Out

Cleveland Cavaliers Injury Report

  • Ricky Rubio – Personal – Out
  • Darius Garland – Neck – Out
  • Ty Jerome – Ankle – Out
  • Isaac Okoro – Knee – Out


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